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How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

Our entire society runs on technology and the use of computers and smartphones. This generation has spent their entire lives applying technology in everyday functions, such as schoolwork and entertainment....

Up to 15 million Americans have food allergies, including 5.9 million children under 18.

Allergies are on the Rise: Here’s Why

Quillen McKinney , Staff Writer December 17, 2018

One in every 13 children are affected by allergies and those numbers are on the rise and increased by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011. The majority of allergic reactions are caused by eight foods: milk,...

Kelcey (left) is one of the many kids who has been diagnosed with cancer in America. She had the opportunity to go Family Lighthouse Retreat and spend time with her family at the beach.

The Issue with Childhood Cancer Funding

Grace Wood, Sports Editor October 4, 2018

Everyone knows it is Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness month when football players start wearing their pink socks. However, no one hardly ever does anything special for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month....

There is no known brand of shoes that the girl has tried on, but any shoe can fall victim to transmitting viral infections like sepsis with ease. .(Photo credit to:AliExpress)

Infections From Shoes

Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer October 3, 2018

In late August, Sienna Thomas, a girl in the U.K, was admitted to Prince Charles Hospital for a deadly sepsis infection that was spreading throughout her leg. Jodie Thomas and her daughter Sienna had been...

Left to Right: Lindsay Needham, Gary S. Orris, Krista Wagner, Jennifer Barker, Tom Query; the panel discusses the shock of Logan’s suicide, how his death has changed the lives of others and what the audience members can do to help prevent suicide.

Forsyth County’s Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Summit 2018

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief September 20, 2018

What do one teacher, one counselor, two substitute teachers, two parents, one student and one grieving stranger have in common? North Forsyth High School and the Forsyth County Suicide Awareness Meeting....

: Raider nation’s “pink-out” football game was Oct. 20 and proceeds from school t-shirt sales were donated to breast cancer research. Doing your part to spread awareness and contribute to fighting breast cancer is an activity that binds together an entire community; everyone is impacted.

Breast Cancer as a Commodity: How October Takes Advantage of a Disease

Holley Murray, Staff Writer November 6, 2017

Each year, October is a month in which leaves turn brown and just about everything else turns pink. Football teams abandon their team colors to fill a stadium with pink shirts, socks, paint, cleats and...

The classrooms in the clinic replace the old back room of the cafeteria. Students in all healthcare classes will share a commonplace for community learning.

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor January 24, 2017

  In addition to the recently completed construction, North Forsyth High School has set aside a part of its yearly budget to improve its up and coming healthcare pathway. Inspired by the growth...

The EpiPen doesn’t reveal the needle until injected into the thigh. This medical tool gives the person who is having the reaction about 10 to 15 minutes to seek medical attention.

EpiPen Prices Increasing Rapidly

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer December 2, 2016

Millions of people around the world face allergies on a daily basis, but how do people deal with severe allergic reactions? The EpiPen is a portable needle filled with epinephrine that is injected into...

Pink out in Raider Valley! The crowd and cheerleaders wore pink to support breast cancer awareness in a Raiders’ recent home game.

Locals Show Support for Breast Cancer Awareness

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer October 25, 2016

Aside from being the beginning of fall and Halloween, October is also recognized as National Breast Cancer Awareness Month (NBCAM). Every year, many events are held to honor people whose lives have been...

Sodas like the ones in the vending machines around the school can cause some health effects.

Diet Soda Vending Machines: Are They More Harmful Than Not?

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer October 11, 2016

Why is it people go for a diet soda over a regular soda? It might be because the word “diet” persuades people into thinking an item is healthy. However, you might want to look closer at the ingredients...

This is an example of a meal plan a student could make for themselves for the school lunch. This meal plan has a healthy base, and is quite affordable, the total cost for making these 5 meals was $28.98. Everyone has the ability to change and make a healthy living for themselves.

Tips for a Healthy School Year

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer September 23, 2016

As the school year kicks in, students are beginning to slack on their own health due to all these tests and projects swarming in at once. Although school is very important, one’s health is extremely...

HOSA members at Clubapalooza; photo courtesy of nfraiders.weebly.com.

Taking A Deeper Look Into North Forsyth’s HOSA Club

Sydney Martin, Staff Writer September 21, 2016

HOSA held their first club meeting the morning of August 31, gathering the largest group of students to date. Standing for “Healthcare Occupations for Students of America,” HOSA is a club that helps...

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